What are the conditions for foreigners to live permanently in China?

In recent years, China’s economic strength has steadily increased, its position in the world has been constantly improved, and it has maintained friendly relations with other countries. There are more Chinese citizens going abroad and going to the world. There are more and more foreigners who choose to come to our country for study, employment or even residence. What are the conditions for foreigners to live permanently in China? What materials do foreigners need to apply for permanent residence in China? How to deal with permanent residence of foreigners in China? Let’s go to learn about it with the editor of barrister. Welcome to read.
What are the conditions for foreigners to live permanently in China?
Foreigners who have made outstanding contributions to China’s economic and social development or meet other requirements for permanent residence in China may apply for permanent residence in China.
Foreigners applying for permanent residence in China shall abide by Chinese laws, be in good health, have no criminal record and meet one of the following conditions:
(1) direct investment in China, stable investment for three consecutive years and good tax record;
(2) having held the post of deputy general manager, deputy factory director or above in China, or having the title of associate professor, associate researcher or above and enjoying the same treatment, having been in China for four consecutive years or more and having a good tax record for not less than three years in total;
(3) having made significant and outstanding contributions to China and special needs of the state;
(4) the spouses of the persons referred to in Items 1, 2 and 3 of this paragraph and their unmarried children under the age of 18;
(5) the spouse of a Chinese citizen or an alien who has obtained the qualification of permanent residence in China, whose marriage relationship has lasted for at least five years, who has resided in China for at least five consecutive years, who has resided in China for at least nine months each year, and who has stable life security and residence;
(6) unmarried children under the age of 18 who have joined their parents;
(7) those who do not have immediate family members abroad, who have joined their immediate family members in China, who have reached the age of 60, have resided in China for five consecutive years, have resided in China for at least nine months each year, and have stable living security and residence.

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